Read the full list on Complex.com! The rap game has always been fast-paced when it comes to minting new stars—and the pace is still accelerating. Thanks to the constant churn of YouTube and SoundCloud (or, rather, the voracious and inventive audiences ready and waiting to be tapped into), hip-hop’s DNA is mutating faster than ever. There
Wednesday, February 7th happy bday j dilla 🐐 pic.twitter.com/FoQHwZWAFU — Shirley Ju (@shirju) February 7, 2018 Happy Wednesday! And happy 44th birthday to the legend, J Dilla. Celebrating Big Fish Theory, the Converse x @VinceStaples capsule collection is filled to the gills with aquatic details. Available now. A post shared by Converse (@converse) on Jan
Tuesday, January 16th peep my interview with @joeyBADASS 💸💸💸 https://t.co/KSf453L6WS — Shirley Ju (@shirju) January 17, 2018 Subtle plug. I was ecstatic that my interview with Joey Badass got published today. Shoummt out to Kevin at Okayplayer for the opp. I was honestly so humbled in this moment. Joey Badass is one of the best
West Coast the best coast. Now, Compton’s own Garren returns with another fire visual for the ladies to enjoy. “Conversation” comes off his upcoming EP titled Normal, slated to drop on February 23. Watch the Aplusfilmz-directed visuals below!
Sunday, January 7th Xscape Meet & Greet in Los Angeles @kandi @therealtamikascott @majorgirl @iamlatocha A post shared by Xscape (@officialxscape) on Jan 7, 2018 at 12:27am PST Happy Sunday! I feel like I may have just experienced one of the best live shows of the year (no pun intended, I know it’s 2018). But assuming
Omarion is nothing but upfront with his new single,”#Nudes,” evident in the title alone. Leave it to Omarion to lay down the bedroom vibes for cuffing season. Listen as he adds his own unique vibes to the “send nudes” Instagram concept we both love and hate. Enjoy the slow jam below!
As we near the end of 2017, taking a look at the general success of THEY. is an easy one. This duo’s goal to push music outside of the box continues with a remix of “Boys” by Charli XCX! Dante and Drew do not disappoint as they make “Boys” their own with smooth R&B vocals.
Heartbreak On A Full Moon still in rotation, Chris Brown returns with the release of a deluxe edition of the project. 45 tracks simply were not enough. “Goin At It” shows off his vocals, while keeping it spicy per usual. Listen below!
New music from one of R&B’s greatests? Count us in. Now, The-Dream returns to drop a brand new single titled “It’s Yo Birthday.” This new record celebrates the ten-year anniversary of his nostalgic album Love Hate, home to “Shawty Is The Shit” and “I Luv Your Girl.” Is this the new “Birthday Sex” (by Jeremih)? Listen below!
With just a month left in 2017, Daniel Caesar made sure to top off the amazing year he’s been having by dropping a visual for his (two) Grammy-nominated project, Freudian! Music helps one connect through the sense of the ears, but visuals tap into sight. The added element of a choir and the switching of emotions that